On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and it’s they we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece, a deeply complex portrait of a community.
Moisés Kaufman is a Tony and Emmy-nominated director and award-winning playwright. He is also the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Tectonic Theater Project.Mr. Kaufman’s plays Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and The Laramie Project (which he co-wrote with the members of… More about Moises Kaufman
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Published by Vintage Jan 13, 2010| 128 Pages| ISBN 9780307536563